The Baddour Center: Dancing for Our Stars
Photo right: Scott and Jordan brought the audience to its feet after a performance to Nat King Cole's "Love" and Pharrell Williams' "Happy."
Media stars, a mayor and other prominent community leaders came together, lacing up their dancing shoes and taking to the floor for The Baddour Center's first-ever Dancing For Our Stars fundraiser.
The first-time fund-raising event, held on Feb. 26, is estimated to have raised more than $24,000 for the men and women who call The Baddour Center "home." The center is located in Senatobia, MS.
Modeled after the popular television show, Dancing With the Stars, the event pairs seasoned dancers with community leader "celebrities" for a competition to benefit The Baddour Center.
Prior to the competition, The Baddour Center residents Jordan and Scott thrilled the audience with a dancing performance of their own, set to Nat King Cole's "Love" and Pharrell Williams' "Happy." Jordan and Scott received Special Resident Entertainment Awards for their efforts.
Winners of the competition were selected in three categories: overall winners, or the team with the most votes raised overall, crowd's choice winners, or the team with the most votes raised on the night of the event and Best Dance Winners, or the team chosen by the judges.
The Baddour Center is a magical place where men and women have the opportunity to build productive, meaningful lives, despite their challenges. The Baddour Center is an environment where individual potential is defined by character and God-given talent, not by limitations. Baddour is a community of rolling hills and green countryside where personal growth and self-esteem are the cornerstones of everyday life.
For more information about The Baddour Center, please visit www.baddour.org or The Baddour Center on Facebook.
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